ATLANTA, Feb. 15 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq: DSGX) (TSX: DSG), the global leader in unifying logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that SEKO Logistics is using Descartes’ solutions for the air transport cargo security deposits and e-commerce customs clearance to speed up processing time for more than 10 million packages worldwide every month.
“Cross-border e-commerce is experiencing significant growth and more and more customers are turning to us to simplify the complexity of security and customs declarations as goods travel by air between countries,” said David Emerson, vice-president. Global President of E-Commerce Solutions at SEKO Logistics. “Descartes’ high-level automation of grading has allowed SEKO to better manage the extraordinary volumes we ship. As SEKO expands internationally and regulations change, such as Brexit, Descartes has the solutions we need to grow.
Descartes is a market leader in providing connectivity and air courier services to customs authorities around the world. Descartes solutions help shippers and freight forwarders, like SEKO Logistics, comply with security and customs requirements to electronically file air waybill information for shipment clearance, accelerating air cargo flow, improves security, improves inter-agency communication and reduces costs. For e-commerce shipments entering the United States, with a total value not exceeding $800, companies use Descartes’ Type 86 Section 321 Customs Entry to automatically file basic shipment details at the air manifest level with US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), which allows expedited importation of goods without the payment of duties and taxes.
“We are excited to help SEKO move a high volume of international e-commerce shipments more securely, compliant and efficiently,” said Scott Sangster, Vice President, Global Logistics Service Providers at Descartes. “With ever-changing cross-border trade regulations, e-commerce can pose compliance and customer service challenges when moving goods by air. Descartes has a long history of working proactively with customers and customs authorities to keep pace with change, so businesses can electronically transmit security and tax declarations to government agencies more easily and reliably.
About SEKO Logistics
We provide a suite of logistics services that allow you to use your supply chain as a competitive differentiator. As a customer-centric organization, we rely on the expertise of our people and our best-in-class configurable technology, developed in-house. SEKO helps simplify processes by providing the right service and cost options with multiple carriers, and improving your ability to monitor and track sales and purchase order activity. Our logistics solutions are lean and efficient, with the main objective of improving your customer satisfaction and keeping your business performing at its best. With more than 120 offices in 40 countries around the world, our unique management model allows you to benefit from global implementation experience and expertise across all industry sectors, combined with vital knowledge in the country and unparalleled local service. For more information, visit sekologistics.com.
Descartes (Nasdaq: DSGX) (TSX: DSG) is the world’s leading provider of on-demand software solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use our modular software-as-a-service solutions to route, plan, track, and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, verify and pay transportation bills; access global trade data; submit customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complement many other logistics processes by participating in the world’s largest collaborative multimodal logistics community. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we have offices and partners around the world. Learn more about www.descartes.comand join us on LinkedIn and Twitter.
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